Friday, 1 June 2012
TEMPTED BY THE HIGHLAND WARRIOR BY MICHELLE WILLINGHAM
I was extremely lucky to get an advanced copy by Michelle, and I fell in love with those enigmatic eyes straight away. Believe me what's inside is, well I would compare it to one of my cheats chocolate mousse. Rich, velvety, and a surprise in the middle. I had to keep reading till the end. Just could NOT put it down. I was lucky in that my 3 year old slept throughout.
Set in 1305/1306, the setting is rich in history, and starts with Lady Marguerite living in her fiance's keep, hearing a man screaming in pain. She awakens and finds Callum, bleeding, with the man who
was screaming unfortunately passed away. Callum is unable to speak to her, to tell her of his pain. She tends to his wounds and their tumultuous relationship begins....
Callum is no ordinary Highlander, he is skilled in archery and is a virgin, which makes him unique as heroes go. He is also strong in heart and mind, and determined to make Marguerite his own.
Marguerite is torn between duty towards her father to make an advantageous marriage, but torn between that and her love and desire for her silent Highlander. She is deeply in love and wishes to be with him, however knows her duty to her father.Through battles, wounds and secrets and family reunions, Callum and Marguerite come together in a blaze of passion. Both deeply in love with each other, it makes their relationship all the more poignant.
Rich in historical fact and fiction, I really could NOT put this book down. I don't like giving away spoilers but even a historical buff like me was surprised at one revelation. I could just see Christopher Lambert in the part of Callum, with his hair flying as he shoots arrows to protect his brothers and the woman he loves.
An amazing book, corker of a cover and I absolutely loved the rollercoaster of Callum and Marguerite's romance. I cannot thank Michelle Willingham enough for giving me the priviledge of reading this advanced copy.
Available from Barnes and Noble, Amazon and Mills and Boon and Harlequin US in July
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